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Central Nervous System Helminthiasis

MedGen UID:
156024
Concept ID:
C0752185
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: CNS Helminthiases; CNS Helminthiasis; Helminthiases, CNS; Helminthiasis, Central Nervous System; Helminthiasis, CNS

Definition

Infections of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; or MENINGES caused by HELMINTHS (parasitic worms). [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVCentral Nervous System Helminthiasis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Pineda-Reyes R, White AC Jr
Curr Opin Infect Dis 2022 Jun 1;35(3):246-254. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000831. PMID: 35665719
Carod Artal FJ
Expert Rev Neurother 2016;16(2):205-21. Epub 2016 Jan 19 doi: 10.1586/14737175.2015.1134321. PMID: 26689107
Garcia HH, Nash TE, Del Brutto OH
Lancet Neurol 2014 Dec;13(12):1202-15. Epub 2014 Nov 10 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(14)70094-8. PMID: 25453460Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Samannodi MS, Zhao A, Hasbun R
Am J Case Rep 2018 Nov 20;19:1378-1381. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.911269. PMID: 30455413Free PMC Article
Berkowitz AL, Raibagkar P, Pritt BS, Mateen FJ
J Neurol Sci 2015 Feb 15;349(1-2):20-32. Epub 2015 Jan 9 doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.01.001. PMID: 25623803
Finsterer J, Auer H
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2007 Sep-Oct;49(5):279-87. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000500002. PMID: 18026633
Murray WJ, Kazacos KR
Clin Infect Dis 2004 Nov 15;39(10):1484-92. Epub 2004 Oct 27 doi: 10.1086/425364. PMID: 15546085
Turgut M
Childs Nerv Syst 2002 Dec;18(12):670-83. Epub 2002 Oct 25 doi: 10.1007/s00381-002-0667-z. PMID: 12483350

Diagnosis

Carlson AL, Pruetpongpun N, Buppajarntham A, Damronglerd P, Anderson NW, Apisarnthanarak A
J Clin Microbiol 2017 Feb;55(2):658-659. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01337-16. PMID: 28122996Free PMC Article
Carlson AL, Pruetpongpun N, Buppajarntham A, Damronglerd P, Anderson NW, Apisarnthanarak A
J Clin Microbiol 2017 Feb;55(2):352-355. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01328-16. PMID: 28122993Free PMC Article
Finsterer J, Auer H
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2007 Sep-Oct;49(5):279-87. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000500002. PMID: 18026633
Murray WJ, Kazacos KR
Clin Infect Dis 2004 Nov 15;39(10):1484-92. Epub 2004 Oct 27 doi: 10.1086/425364. PMID: 15546085
Turgut M
Childs Nerv Syst 2002 Dec;18(12):670-83. Epub 2002 Oct 25 doi: 10.1007/s00381-002-0667-z. PMID: 12483350

Therapy

Feng L, Zhang A, Que J, Zhou H, Wang H, Guan Y, Shen C, Sun X, Lai R, Peng F, Feng H, Chen L
BMC Infect Dis 2020 Sep 21;20(1):691. doi: 10.1186/s12879-020-05410-y. PMID: 32957922Free PMC Article
Samannodi MS, Zhao A, Hasbun R
Am J Case Rep 2018 Nov 20;19:1378-1381. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.911269. PMID: 30455413Free PMC Article
Carlson AL, Pruetpongpun N, Buppajarntham A, Damronglerd P, Anderson NW, Apisarnthanarak A
J Clin Microbiol 2017 Feb;55(2):658-659. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01337-16. PMID: 28122996Free PMC Article
Carlson AL, Pruetpongpun N, Buppajarntham A, Damronglerd P, Anderson NW, Apisarnthanarak A
J Clin Microbiol 2017 Feb;55(2):352-355. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01328-16. PMID: 28122993Free PMC Article
Moreira-Silva SF, Rodrigues MG, Pimenta JL, Gomes CP, Freire LH, Pereira FE
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 2004 Mar-Apr;37(2):169-74. Epub 2004 Apr 13 doi: 10.1590/s0037-86822004000200011. PMID: 15094904

Prognosis

Nuntawit T, Sribenjalux W, Meesing A
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 Aug 16;105(4):1124-1126. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0478. PMID: 34270455Free PMC Article
Samannodi MS, Zhao A, Hasbun R
Am J Case Rep 2018 Nov 20;19:1378-1381. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.911269. PMID: 30455413Free PMC Article
Limaiem F, Bellil S, Bellil K, Chelly I, Mekni A, Khaldi M, Haouet S, Zitouna M, Kchir N
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2010 Jan;112(1):23-8. Epub 2009 Sep 24 doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2009.09.001. PMID: 19781849
Finsterer J, Auer H
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2007 Sep-Oct;49(5):279-87. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000500002. PMID: 18026633
Turgut M
Childs Nerv Syst 2002 Dec;18(12):670-83. Epub 2002 Oct 25 doi: 10.1007/s00381-002-0667-z. PMID: 12483350

Clinical prediction guides

Li L, Zhang Y, Zhu J, Zhai X, Cai J, He L, Liang P
Pediatr Neurol 2020 Aug;109:47-51. Epub 2020 Apr 8 doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2020.03.018. PMID: 32386792
Intapan PM, Khotsri P, Kanpittaya J, Chotmongkol V, Sawanyawisuth K, Maleewong W
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Oct;83(4):927-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0113. PMID: 20889894Free PMC Article
Tuzun Y, Solmaz I, Sengul G, Izci Y
Childs Nerv Syst 2010 Jan;26(1):47-51. Epub 2009 Aug 7 doi: 10.1007/s00381-009-0970-z. PMID: 19662423
Tuzun Y, Kadioglu HH, Izci Y, Suma S, Keles M, Aydin IH
Pediatr Neurosurg 2004 Jul-Aug;40(4):155-60. doi: 10.1159/000081932. PMID: 15608487
Moreira-Silva SF, Rodrigues MG, Pimenta JL, Gomes CP, Freire LH, Pereira FE
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 2004 Mar-Apr;37(2):169-74. Epub 2004 Apr 13 doi: 10.1590/s0037-86822004000200011. PMID: 15094904

Recent systematic reviews

Dziri C, Haouet K, Fingerhut A, Zaouche A
World J Surg 2009 Jun;33(6):1266-73. doi: 10.1007/s00268-009-9982-9. PMID: 19350321

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